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The Newman Fire Station responded to 20 calls for service between Sept. 2 to Sept. 8. The calls included 12 for Emergency Medical Services, three public assists, one motor vehicle collision, two structure fires and two in which the fires were already out.

West Side Community Healthcare District currently provides ongoing ambulance services to Merced and Stanislaus counties including areas such as Newman, Gustine, Santa Nella, Stevinson, and rural areas surrounding these communities. The District also has a responsibility to be part of a Mutua…

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California’s almond production is expected to drop to 2.6 billion pounds this year due to drought and a bloom-time freeze in February that severely impacted almond-producing counties.

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The St. George Club launched its soft opening during Labor day weekend and is set to officially reopen soon.

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Merced County has now become one of the nearly 40 counties within California to have recently felt the threat of Monkeypox, as health officials announced the first confirmed case within the area on Sept. 6. 

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More than 200 vehicles came out for an illegal sideshow at the former Crows Landing Naval Air Station, prompting a response from the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department, which sent vehicles fleeing in all directions.

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The Our Lady Of Miracles Festa, having returned to in person celebration for its second year, will yet again welcome thousands of people to the city of Gustine to celebrate their faith and culture with one another to those around them.

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The unemployment rate in the Stanislaus County area for the month of July was 5 percent, according to the State of California Employment Development Department. This is a 0.3 percent decrease from the month of June.

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Rep. Josh Harder announced the opening of the 2022 Congressional App Challenge, an annual coding competition designed to encourage middle school and high school student participation in computer science and coding, regardless of experience. It is an opportunity for students to compete agains…

The Newman Fire Station responded to 20 calls for service between Aug. 12 to Aug. 18. The calls included 14 for Emergency Medical Services, one alarm, three public assists, one motor vehicle collision and one rescue.

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If you needed another reason to not touch a dead bird, then the Stanislaus County Health Services Agency has one for you. It might be infected with avian flu.

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A fire of unknown origin raced through a detached garage of a Gustine residence Sunday night, causing damage to the vehicles.

The Gustine Police Department was pleased to announce the addition of their newest officer, Troy Paredes. He had been working as a Reserve officer and now, with his recent graduation from 154th Class of the Tulare-Kings Police Academy, he will join the department as a full-time officer. He i…

Newman Police Cpl. William Parrott was presented with this year’s MADD Award for leading the department in arrests of impaired drivers in 2021 by Sgt. Ashley Williams. Mothers Against Drunk Driving presents the award annually to law enforcement officers from local agencies who have excelled …

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One person was killed and another critically injured when their vehicle was struck by a big rig Friday morning in rural Newman.